Dr Sophie Robinson
flight physicist; lead engineer, Kopter Group AG
Dr Sophie Robinson is the lead engineer for the flight mechanics and handling aspects of the of the certification of the SH09 helicopter at Kopter Group AG, located just outside Zürich. She holds a PhD in flight mechanics and rotary wing simulation from the University of Liverpool, and has worked in flight test engineering and as a Rotary Wing Flight Dynamics Tutor at the Empire Test Pilots’ School. Outside of work, Sophie is a keen marathon swimmer and can usually be found in the lakes around Zürich. She also enjoys travelling to destinations her mother would rather she stayed away from, and dyeing her hair.
Follow Sophie on Twitter: @AeroSoph
Saturday 13 October, 14:00 Cinema 2
Up in the air: the future of flying
Saturday 13 October, 16:00 Frobisher 4-6
Drones: will they ever take off?